P1090538 P1090537
Photo © Matt Muir, some rights reserved
Nairobi NP, Kenya (Google, OSM)
-1.33989, 36.80961
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Description

Awful pictures, but black crakes, they were. Black, yellow beak, red legs.

Sep. 24, 2011 17:09:00 -0400
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Black Crake - Photo (c) Ian White, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
muir's ID: Black Crake (Amaurornis flavirostra)
Posted by muir about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Is this a member of the Rail family?

Posted by bob-dodge about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Yep, crakes, rails, coots and gallinules are all in the same Family. These guys are seasonal visitors to the park from somewhere....

Posted by muir about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Black Crake - Photo (c) Ian White, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
bob-dodge's ID: Black Crake (Amaurornis flavirostra)

Being an old coot myself I'll go along with your identification

Posted by bob-dodge about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Black Crake - Photo (c) Ian White, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
johnratzlaff's ID: Black Crake (Amaurornis flavirostra)
Posted by johnratzlaff 7 months ago (Flag)
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Black Crake - Photo (c) Ian White, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
muir's ID: Black Crake (Amaurornis flavirostra)
Black Crake - Photo (c) Ian White, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
Community ID: Black Crake (Amaurornis flavirostra)
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